SGTC hosting Alumni and Sophomore Day celebration

Published 8:14 am Thursday, March 7, 2024

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South Georgia Technical College is celebrating 75 years of success as an educational institution.  In honor of this proud past and promising future, the college will be hosting an Alumni Day Celebration on Saturday, March 9, in the James S. Peters gymnasium in conjunction with the Jets and Lady Jets basketball games and Sophomore Day recognition.  The public is invited to attend this free event.  Games start at 1 p.m.

   All South Georgia Technical College alumni and former faculty and staff members are encouraged to come out and join in the celebration.  The 2023 – 2024 Lady Jets and Jets sophomores will be recognized between the two basketball games around 2:30 p.m. Alumni and former faculty and staff will be spotlighted during the half-time of the Jets ball games and family friendly activities are also scheduled.

    The Alumni Day Celebration will kick-off at 12:15 p.m. with a free Hot Dog and Hamburger cookout and Tailgate event sponsored by the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce and Imerys Refracturing Minerals.

     The tailgating event will lead into the Lady Jets basketball team facing off against the East Georgia State College Lady Bobcats at 1 p.m. The Jets will take to the court at 3 p.m. against the East Georgia Bobcats following the Sophomore Day recognition of the 2023 – 2024 Jets and Lady Jets sophomores.

    A limited number of free t-shirts will be available while supplies last, during the SGTC Alumni Day Celebration on March 9. Admission to the games and the tailgating events are Free.

   As part of the alumni celebration, SGTC will be highlighting alumni and their accomplishments.  If you or someone you know, are an alumni of South Georgia Technical College, please share your story by contacting Su Ann Bird at 229-931-2248 or